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2011-04-21

Men’s tennis advances in GSC Championship

Staff Reports The No. 1 VSU Blazers sailed past Christian Brothers, 5-0, in the first round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament and passed up Alabama-Huntsville by the same score to advance to play West Florida for the GSC Championship at 10 a.m. Sunday. The men weren’t challenged, finishing both Christian Brothers and Alabama-Huntsville before either team could earn a ...

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Golf finished fourth at GSC Championship

 Staff Reports  VSU shot a final round 308 to finish fourth at the Gulf South Conference Championships held at the par 72, 6,690 yard Hot Springs Country Club Tuesday.  The Blazers shot a 36-over 900 for the three-round tournament and finished 23 shots behind champion West Florida.   North Alabama was second at 880 and Delta State third at 887. Harding rounded ...

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Relay: Fighting cancer, having fun

 Throughout the entire year at Valdosta State University, students have seen signs posted around campus with random, but very informative facts about preventing cancer.  Students have also witnessed the advertisement for various fundraising events hosted by a number of different organizations, in an attempt to raise money for Relay For Life.   So, you all have probably asked yourselves, What is ...

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PopAddict: Hudson into supernatural, GaGa misunderstood

 What’s poppin’ pop addicts? Another day, but at least it’s at the end of the week.   Some people got baked Wednesday and others went to Mickey D’s for that job interview (I know some people were car pooling—but I’m not calling out any names), so overall who can complain?   So let’s get into this dirt for this week, shall we? ...

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Dreams come true for Woods

 Some people have dreams that they never dare to step out and pursue, but not this individual.   Edrick Woods, junior mass media major, who is commonly known as “Bloo,” began chasing his dream through art and hip-hop—at 20 years old, he didn’t wait until his degree was in his hands to do so.  Inspired by anything artistic, Woods found a ...

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Admissions Director leaves VSU after 25 years

Valdosta State University Admissions Director Walter Peacock will no longer be with the school after this spring semester.    He has accepted a position to become the University of West Alabama’s director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, after working at the university for 25 years.  Peacock, who also attended VSU in the 1970s, has worked in admissions since 1977 and ...

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New campus media executive officers announced

The Campus Communications Board has made its selections for VSU’s fall 2011 Student Media executive officer positions.   The positions include station manager for Blaze FM and chief editorial positions for the Spectator and the Odradek. Bolstered by his previous experience at the campus radio station and the support of his staff, Daniel Oakes was selected to return to his post ...

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VSU faculty member dead

Dr. Anthelyn Jean Temple, a Registered Nurse, and the Associate Dean of the College of Nursing died April 11 at her residence in Valdosta. Dr. Temple is a native of Macon, Ga. She attended The University of Georgia in Athens, and Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga. where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and received her ...

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California students stage 60s-style sit-in as protest against budget cuts

By Rigoberto Hernandez The Orange County Register (MCT) FULLERTON, CALIF – A group of Cal State University Fullerton and Dominguez Hills students and faculty members conducted a sit-in Monday night at the Fullerton campus’ administration building to protest cuts to the university system’s budget. The sit-in was started by 20 Fullerton students in Langsdorf Hall after a meeting with university ...

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SGA discusses dining services

The SGA discussed a proposed survey concerning the new dining services provider, mentioned the SGA Elections Announcement Ceremony and passed the motion to make an upcoming cookout mandatory during Monday night’s meeting in the Student Union. The survey was proposed by Senators Jeron Draine and Paul Rosemond.  The goal of the survey is to allow students to offer their opinion ...

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